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Big Island: Kona 2-Hour Small Group Surf Lesson

1. Big Island: Kona 2-Hour Small Group Surf Lesson

There is a saying in Hawaii that "you never forget your first wave," and this surf lesson in Kahaluu Bay brings that saying to life, providing quality surf instruction to people of all ages and skill levels. The 2-hour surf lessons are designed to teach people how to surf safely and effectively from the best surfing and snorkeling beach in Kona, Hawaii. Upon arrival at the surf shop, you will be outfitted with reef booties and rashguards. Then, before entering the water, learn how to paddle and pop up on land, as well as important surfing etiquette and how to wipe out properly. Once you are comfortable, it’s off to the water to practice your skills on the long rolling waves of Kahaluu Bay. Your surf instructor will help you catch the waves, letting you know where you need to be, when to paddle, and when to pop up. They will even give you a little push to ensure that you catch every wave you paddle for. For more advanced surfers, instructors offer advice on how to turn and catch larger waves. Instructors work in small groups, with no more that 3 participants per teacher to ensure maximum attention and a highly personalized experience.

Big Island: Kona Private 2-Hour Surf Lesson

2. Big Island: Kona Private 2-Hour Surf Lesson

When in Hawaii, do as the Hawaiians do and learn to surf! With a private, 2-hour surf lesson at Kona's Kahaluu Bay Surf and Sea, learn how to surf safely and effectively under the guidance of an instructor who will teach you the proper skills whether you are a beginner or already have experience.   After being outfitted with reef booties and rash guards, you'll be taught how to paddle and pop up on land. You will also be given important surfing etiquette and learn how to wipe out properly. Once you're comfortable with getting to your feet on land, it’s off to the water to practice your skills on the long rolling waves of Kahaluu Bay.  During the entire surf lesson, your surf instructor will help you catch waves by letting you know where to be, when to paddle, and when to pop up. You will be given a little push to ensure that you catch every wave you paddle for. For the more advanced surfers, instructors will offer advice on how to turn and catch larger waves.

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5.0 / 5

based on 10 reviews

This was a great family experience. We are traveling with our sons (in their twenties) and looking for fun activities to do together in the water. The guides were great. We had a fun time together.

Nothing says Hawaiian vacation more than this experience…..SO…..MUCH……FUN!! Steve was amazing, the business found a gem when they found him….and Ben “ain’t” so bad either :)

It was my first time surfing and I had my son with me. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable and made sure we caught several waves.

Great experience and the guys were all super helpful and patient in getting us all on the perfect wave Thanks Santi Max & Cole

It's a great experience, we were very well supervised. The instructors were very welcoming and considerate with us.